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Breaking All the Rules

This is a discussion on Breaking All the Rules within the Black and White - Monochrome/Monotone - photography forum forums, part of the Photography & Fine art photography category; I saw this while walking around New Orleans. I stopped and asked him if I could take his picture. He ...

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    I saw this while walking around New Orleans. I stopped and asked him if I could take his picture. He asked why and I told him he was leaning against a No Smoking and No Loitering sign while loitering and smoking. He said he didn't realize it (or sadly probably could not read).

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    this is a good angle - got any with a straight on stare though?
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    There wasn't enough room to take from straight on or even if I swapped lenses, I didn't want my reflection in the window.
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    What a great catch. I love it. Nicely spotted.

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    Nice shot. I wasn't there but maybe you could have squatted or sat down in front of him to avoid your reflection.
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